Languages in North Carolina (State)

Language Spoken At Home#1

Percentage of the total population living in households in which a given language is spoken at home.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0%5%10%CountSpanishChinese1French2VietnameseGermanArabicHindiKoreanTagalog3GujaratiNepali, Marathi, or other Indic languagesNepali, Marathi, or …RussianOther AsianHmongWestern AfricanTelugu7.396109%13.105530%7.396109%7.4%690,417690k0.362876%1.060159%0.362876%0.4%33,87433.9k0.288906%0.410100%0.288906%0.3%26,96927.0k0.256661%0.486855%0.256661%0.3%23,95924.0k0.232505%0.322889%0.232505%0.2%21,70421.7k0.222231%0.363857%0.222231%0.2%20,74520.7k0.174657%0.247020%0.174657%0.2%16,30416.3k0.158128%0.369818%0.158128%0.2%14,76114.8k0.156017%0.563118%0.156017%0.2%14,56414.6k0.122412%0.132246%0.122412%0.1%11,42711.4k0.117152%0.119832%0.117152%0.1%10,93610.9k0.115031%0.301383%0.115031%0.1%10,73810.7k0.108679%0.115549%0.108679%0.1%10,14510.1k0.105326%0.076038%0.105326%0.1%9,8320.103783%0.153965%0.103783%0.1%9,6880.100012%0.107702%0.100012%0.1%9,336

Speaking English 'Very Well'#2

Percentage of people living in households in which a given language is spoken at home.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Less Than 'Very Well' 'Very Well'
United States
North Carolina
50%0%50%Don'tDoGermanTeluguHindiFrench1Tagalog2Western AfricanHmongArabicRussianGujaratiKoreanChinese3SpanishNepali, Marathi, or other Indic languagesNepali, Marathi, or …Other AsianVietnamese-12.417066%-15.531691%-12.417066%12.4%87.582934%84.468309%87.582934%87.6%2,69519,00919.0k-16.988003%-20.753820%-16.988003%17.0%83.011997%79.246180%83.011997%83.0%1,5867,750-18.320658%-20.627763%-18.320658%18.3%81.679342%79.372237%81.679342%81.7%2,98713,31713.3k-22.577774%-20.435910%-22.577774%22.6%77.422226%79.564090%77.422226%77.4%6,08920,88020.9k-22.734139%-31.875946%-22.734139%22.7%77.265861%68.124054%77.265861%77.3%3,31111,25311.3k-24.535508%-22.479560%-24.535508%24.5%75.464492%77.520440%75.464492%75.5%2,3777,311-32.933279%-42.197703%-32.933279%32.9%67.066721%57.802297%67.066721%67.1%3,2386,594-33.391179%-37.405871%-33.391179%33.4%66.608821%62.594129%66.608821%66.6%6,92713,81813.8k-34.084560%-44.829344%-34.084560%34.1%65.915440%55.170656%65.915440%65.9%3,6607,078-34.549751%-34.550527%-34.549751%34.5%65.450249%65.449473%65.450249%65.5%3,9487,479-45.925073%-54.055576%-45.925073%45.9%54.074927%45.944424%54.074927%54.1%6,7797,982-46.174057%-55.476722%-46.174057%46.2%53.825943%44.523278%53.825943%53.8%15,64115.6k18,23318.2k-46.428897%-41.560410%-46.428897%46.4%53.571103%58.439590%53.571103%53.6%320,553321k369,864370k-47.339064%-39.254822%-47.339064%47.3%52.660936%60.745178%52.660936%52.7%5,1775,759-60.827994%-54.251392%-60.827994%60.8%39.172006%45.748608%39.172006%39.2%6,1713,974-61.288034%-58.713636%-61.288034%61.3%38.711966%41.286364%38.711966%38.7%14,68414.7k9,275

Language by State in the United States

There are 50 states in the United States. This section compares North Carolina to all of the states in the United States and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina.

Spanish Spoken at Home by State#3

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected other states in the United States, and entities that contain North Carolina
0%5%10%15%20%25%Count#TexasCaliforniaNew MexicoNevadaFloridaArizonaNew JerseyNew YorkIllinoisUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesColoradoRhode IslandConnecticutUtahOregonMassachusettsWashingtonIdahoGeorgiaKansasMarylandNorth CarolinaN CarolinaNebraskaDelawareVirginiaOklahomaArkansasWyomingPennsylvaniaIndianaWisconsinSouth CarolinaS CarolinaTennesseeIowaMinnesotaLouisianaAlaskaAlabamaMichiganKentuckyMissouriMississippiOhioNew HampshireSouth DakotaHawaiiNorth DakotaMontanaWest VirginiaVermontMaine29.512011%29.512011%29.5%7,373,7977.37M128.787214%28.787214%28.8%10,407,91510.4M228.015085%28.015085%28.0%545,986546k321.123566%21.123566%21.1%561,619562k420.892141%20.892141%20.9%3,936,1293.94M520.427867%20.427867%20.4%1,285,6561.29M615.926284%15.926284%15.9%1,335,7291.34M715.032768%15.032768%15.0%2,785,0812.79M813.232963%13.232963%13.2%1,596,0911.60M913.105530%13.105530%13.1%39,145,06639.1M11.884980%11.884980%11.9%597,078597k1011.632811%11.632811%11.6%116,296116k1111.517761%11.517761%11.5%391,576392k129.939643%9.939643%9.9%267,820268k138.922994%8.922994%8.9%334,636335k148.603765%8.603765%8.6%548,794549k158.393129%8.393129%8.4%556,129556k167.943040%7.943040%7.9%120,847121k177.935208%7.935208%7.9%748,955749k187.538962%7.538962%7.5%203,505204k197.452966%7.452966%7.5%416,796417k207.396109%7.396109%7.4%690,417690k217.362800%7.362800%7.4%128,899129k226.860664%6.860664%6.9%60,31160.3k236.800564%6.800564%6.8%530,447530k246.800514%6.800514%6.8%245,483245k255.141835%5.141835%5.1%142,819143k264.998514%4.998514%5.0%27,24527.2k274.670721%4.670721%4.7%563,727564k284.626104%4.626104%4.6%285,410285k294.590155%4.590155%4.6%248,533249k304.419025%4.419025%4.4%200,761201k313.926162%3.926162%3.9%241,296241k323.905289%3.905289%3.9%113,633114k333.817511%3.817511%3.8%194,772195k343.615292%3.615292%3.6%156,774157k353.528310%3.528310%3.5%24,07824.1k363.249851%3.249851%3.2%147,816148k372.925168%2.925168%2.9%273,083273k382.573243%2.573243%2.6%106,467106k392.509444%2.509444%2.5%142,678143k402.404747%2.404747%2.4%67,25667.3k412.206979%2.206979%2.2%240,366240k422.092448%2.092448%2.1%26,42426.4k432.038652%2.038652%2.0%16,12516.1k441.955632%1.955632%2.0%25,85425.9k451.612284%1.612284%1.6%11,04011.0k461.342483%1.342483%1.3%12,92012.9k471.041404%1.041404%1.0%18,16418.2k481.036265%1.036265%1.0%6,175490.902214%0.902214%0.9%11,41111.4k50

Language by State in the South

There are 17 states in the South. This section compares North Carolina to all of the states in the South and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina.

Spanish Spoken at Home by State#19

Percentage of the total population living in households in which Spanish is spoken.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected other states in the South, and entities that contain North Carolina
0%5%10%15%20%25%Count#TexasFloridaUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaD.C.GeorgiaMarylandNorth CarolinaN CarolinaDelawareVirginiaOklahomaArkansasSouth CarolinaS CarolinaTennesseeLouisianaAlabamaKentuckyMississippiWest Virginia29.512011%29.512011%29.5%7,373,7977.37M120.892141%20.892141%20.9%3,936,1293.94M213.105530%13.105530%13.1%39,145,06639.1M8.791289%8.791289%8.8%54,24754.2k37.935208%7.935208%7.9%748,955749k47.452966%7.452966%7.5%416,796417k57.396109%7.396109%7.4%690,417690k66.860664%6.860664%6.9%60,31160.3k76.800564%6.800564%6.8%530,447530k86.800514%6.800514%6.8%245,483245k95.141835%5.141835%5.1%142,819143k104.419025%4.419025%4.4%200,761201k113.926162%3.926162%3.9%241,296241k123.615292%3.615292%3.6%156,774157k133.249851%3.249851%3.2%147,816148k142.573243%2.573243%2.6%106,467106k152.404747%2.404747%2.4%67,25667.3k161.041404%1.041404%1.0%18,16418.2k17